Our parks and green spaces are at risk due to spending cuts

The chair of KOV Forum, Helen Monger, whose day-time job is director of the London Parks and Gardens Trust, is quoted in this article: “You’ll end up with local authorities dedicating one or two parks as income generators and they just get festivals week in week out, and the rest will not be maintained and will gradually become dustbowls, developed on, or encouraging antisocial behaviour.”

https://www.theguardian.com/travel/2018/jul/08/parks-festivals-gigs-councils-local-authorities-open-spaces-spending-cuts-music-summer

Here’s another reason why you need parks and green spaces

https://edition.cnn.com/style/article/why-looking-at-buildings-can-give-people-headaches/index.html

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